Fidelity Viewpoints ®

The 2016 election and you

What this year’s vote may mean for the economy, the markets and investors.

Social Security for singles

Consider these strategies to get the most of your benefits if you’re widowed, divorced, or have never married.

Time to rebalance?

Rather than let your investments drift with the markets, it may make more sense to rebalance your holdings.

Create future income

Want to secure guaranteed* income for the rest of your life? Find out about the pros and cons of deferred annuities.

Market Insights

Bond check-in: sell-off

Mixed economic data and shifts in central bank policy are challenges, but opportunities are out there.

A mixed backdrop for markets

The market backdrop isn’t bad, but volatility may pick up as we move deeper into the business cycle, says our expert.

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Investing Ideas

Energy stocks: What's next?

Why oil prices may rise, which companies may benefit, and what the election may mean for the sector.

Financials: A tricky time

Slow growth, low rates, and heightened regulation mean it is time to be selective with the financials sector.

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How can I make my savings last?

Limit withdrawals to no more than 4% to 5% in the first year of retirement and adjust for inflation annually.

Smart IRA withdrawal strategies

Answer four questions to help you use minimum required distributions from retirement accounts effectively.

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Personal Finance

Three healthy HSA habits

How to get the most value from the triple tax advantage of a health savings account (HSA) now and in the future.☨

Six tax tips for year-end

Take advantage of tax moves by the end of the year. Start as soon as possible and look ahead to next year, too.

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Financial Foundations

Go from saver to investor

Saving is a beautiful thing, but some investing is required. Here are some tips if you’re intimidated by investing.

Your 401(k): A quick guide

Learn how to make the most of a 401(k). Two quick tips: Start saving now and choose the right mix of investments.

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Wealth Management

Protect yourself online

How to improve your defenses against the most common threats to your online security.

401(k)s and estates

Think about taxes—when they’re paid and by whom—when deciding who inherits your 401(k).

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Active Trader

Digging into oil and gold

Oil spills volatility. Gold seeks strong close after putting bear to bed. Agriculture sprouts price weakness.

September flows update

Strong flows persisted for U.S. ETP funds in recent months, while international funds saw mixed results.

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